orphanhood
noun see orphan I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Orphanhood — Or phan*hood, n. The state or condition of being an orphan; orphanage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orphanhood — See orphan. * * * …   Universalium

  • orphanhood — noun a) The state of being an orphan. b) The losing of both parents through death …   Wiktionary

  • orphanhood — É”rfnhÊŠd / ɔːfnhÊŠd n. state of being without parents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orphanhood — or·phan·hood …   English syllables

  • orphanhood — noun the condition of being a child without living parents his early orphanage shaped his character as an adult • Syn: ↑orphanage • Derivationally related forms: ↑orphan (for: ↑orphanage) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • orphan — orphanhood, n. /awr feuhn/, n. 1. a child who has lost both parents through death, or, less commonly, one parent. 2. a young animal that has been deserted by or has lost its mother. 3. a person or thing that is without protective affiliation,… …   Universalium

  • ὀρφανία — ὀρφανίᾱ , ὀρφανία orphanhood fem nom/voc/acc dual ὀρφανίᾱ , ὀρφανία orphanhood fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ὀρφανίαι — ὀρφανία orphanhood fem nom/voc pl ὀρφανίᾱͅ , ὀρφανία orphanhood fem dat sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ὀρφανίας — ὀρφανίᾱς , ὀρφανία orphanhood fem acc pl ὀρφανίᾱς , ὀρφανία orphanhood fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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